Don't miss the Best Practices: Motors and Drives webcast

Are you interested in improving motor and drive efficiency? Do you need to reduce downtime and save on costly repair bills? Then be sure to attend the Best Practices: Motors and Drives webcast May 19, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. ET.

Motors use accounts for approximately 65% of all energy produced, so reducing downtime of motors is energy well spent. This webinar will explore measurement best practices for troubleshooting motors and drives. Discussions include the basic theory of key element operations within a motor control system and an overview of typical fault conditions.

The webcast will answer the following questions:

  • Why is motor diagnosis troubleshooting important to your work?
  • How does your organization manage motor problems these days?
  • What tools and measurements can be used to isolate possible causes of failure?
  • How do you apply the test tool and use measurements to isolate fault conditions?
  • What is nominal supply voltage, current and frequency?
  • What are harmonics, transients, voltage and current unbalance?
  • What is DC Bus?
  • What are output reflections?
  • What is single phasing?
  • What are bearing failures?
  • What is misalignment?
  • What is imbalance?
  • What is insulation breakdown? 

Presenters will include:

  • Frank Healy, Marketing Manager, Power Quality, Fluke Corporation
  • Hilton Hammond, Business Unit Manager, ScopeMeter® portable oscilloscopes, Fluke Corporation
  • Eric Hudson, Marketing Manager, Analysis and Diagnostic Tools, Fluke Corportation
  • Mike Bacidore, Editor-in-Chief, Plant Services Magazine

Sign up for the Best Practices: Motors and Drives webcast